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Today's News

  • Then and Now

    This year marks the 125th anniversary year of Campbellsville Christian Church.

    The church traces its roots to the old Mt. Gilead Christian Church that was organized in 1820 in Green County. The first Christian church meetings in Campbellsville began in October 1839. The church building was located in what is presently Brookside Cemetery. Tradition has it that this building was used for a hospital during the Civil War.

    The church disbanded during this period and did not re-organize until 1884, beginning 125 years of continuing ministry in the community.

  • East Campbellsville Church of God plans camp meeting

    East Campbellsville Church of God will host a camp meeting on June 7-12.

    Willard Wilcox will be the evangelist, and Dennis Whitaker will be the song leader.

    Service times are Sunday through Friday at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Meals will be served on Sunday at noon and 5 p.m. Meals will be served Monday through Friday at 8 a.m., noon and 5 p.m.

    Visiting pastors will preach during the day services, and meals will be served on a free-will offering basis. Dorms are available.

    Vacation Bible School will also be hosted June 8-12 from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

  • Old Time Rock and Rollers perform

    The Old Time Rock and Rollers recently performed at The Loretto Mother House. Dave Shuffett, pictured with the group of women who provide dancing entertainment, did not perform but joined the ladies for the photo.

  • 'C' is for worship

    When I was about 10, I had gorilla legs, which embarrassed me horribly. Next to my fair-haired classmates who all had fine downy fuzz on their legs, I thought I stood out and that everyone thought I was as hideous as I considered myself to be.

    That was also in the olden days when girls weren't allowed to wear pants to school, so I couldn't hide my legs beneath a pair of jeans.

    My mom had already said I was too young to shave my legs, but what do moms know? So, I swiped my dad's razor, the one with the really, really sharp double-edged blades, and attacked my furry limbs.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 27, 1999

    Nathan Adams celebrated his second birthday May 6 at Kiddieland Day Care.

    Nicholas Humphress and Sara Davis were crowned prince and princess of Knifley Grade Center's spring festival.

    Shelia Gibson was awarded a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.

    Janellen Rainwater was chosen among five nominees for 1999 Taylor County Hospital Nurse of the Year. Also nominated were Freida Cox, Michele Dickens, Mike Haliday and Christy Vazquez.

  • Century 21 Smith Realty Group welcomes Jim Eldridge

    Jim Eldridge has joined Century 21 Smith Realty Group firm as a sales associate. He will specialize in residential and commercial property sales in the Central Kentucky area.

    "We are thrilled to have Jim join our team," said April Smith. "It's an exciting time to be with the Century 21 system as we increase our market presence in Central Kentucky."

  • Minor-McFarland

    Jack and Betty Minor of London announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jaclyn Nicole Minor to Justin Paul McFarland, son of Gary and Judy McFarland of Louisville.

    Minor is the granddaughter of Fred Clem of London and the late Geneva Clem and Parker and Marguerite Minor. The Minors had lived in Campbellsville.

  • The Green Room is a 'Main Street retreat'

    The Green Room, an organic salon and day spa, celebrated its grand opening on Friday, May 15.

    Owners Karen and Will Patton purchased the 130-year-old building, located at 130 E. Main St. in downtown Campbellsville, in March 2008. The historic building has previously housed a drugstore, poolroom, craft shop, grocery store and even the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

    The Pattons renovated the historic building to create a unique atmosphere of inspiration that facilitates relaxation and rejuvenation while keeping much of the original charm of the building. 

  • TRH names Clinical Services Person of the Year

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized clinical services team member of the year nominees and a team member of the year was named. 

    Kristi Lanham, PACS coordinator, radiology department, was presented with the TRH Clinical Services Team Member of the Year Award.

  • Lady Cards drop 5-2 semi decision to Central

    In regular-season games this year, the Taylor County and Washington County softball teams were separated by one run in a two-game split.

    On Monday in Radcliff, in the first round of the Fifth Region Tournament at North Hardin, the two teams couldn't have been further apart.

    Taylor County used 16 free passes, served up by two Commanderette pitchers, and run-ruled WCHS 12-0 in five innings.

    "Anything can happen, and we certainly didn't expect this," said a dejected Commanderette coach Christy Baker. "Too many errors, walks and no hitting."